Manuscript/Mixed Material Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, September 19, 1940
About this Item
- Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, September 19, 1940
- Contributor Names
- Guthrie, Woody, 1912-1967 (Author)
- Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002 (Addressee)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Communist Party of the United States of America
- - Correspondence--1940-1950
- - Folk music--History and criticism
- - Columbia Broadcasting System
- - Guthrie, Woody, 1912-1967
- - Lomax, Alan, 1915-
- - Musicians--Correspondence, reminiscences, etc
- - Houston, Cisco
- - New York (State)--New York--Jimmy Dwyer's Sawdust Trail
- - Popular music--Writing and publishing
- - Songs--History and criticism
- - Correspondence
- - Manuscripts
- - Thoughts on songwriting, his dog, music, account of singing at Jimmy Dwyer's, press coverage of same, etc.
- - External display permitted by Guthrie family
- 8 p. : Manuscripts 8.5 x 11 in or smaller.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1940/004: Woody Guthrie Manuscript Collection: Box 1, Folder A, Correspondence, 1940-50; A-7
- Source Collection
- Woody Guthrie Manuscript Collection (AFC 1940/004)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
- online text
- Columbia Broadcasting System
- Communist Party of the United States of America
- Correspondence, Reminiscences, Etc
- Folk Music
- Guthrie, Woody
- History and Criticism
- Houston, Cisco
- Jimmy Dwyer's Sawdust Trail
- Lomax, Alan
- New York
- New York (State)
- Popular Music
- Writing and Publishing
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Chicago citation style:
Guthrie, Woody, and Alan Lomax. Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax. 19-Sep-40, 1940. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwwgbib000004/.
APA citation style:
Guthrie, W. & Lomax, A. (1940) Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax. 19-Sep-40. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwwgbib000004/.
MLA citation style:
Guthrie, Woody, and Alan Lomax. Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax. 19-Sep-40, 1940. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwwgbib000004/>.